A second edition of the book version of the Handbook will be published by Interventions PDF in mid 2019. In addition, an online version will provide additional chapters and supplementary material. A number of chapters are either complete or nearly complete.
Click here to browse Handbook version 5. The current complete version of the Handbook is 5. All authors should consult the Handbook for guidance on the methods used in Cochrane systematic reviews. We produced a limited number of Version 5.
2 chapters in PDF format only. These chapters are 1, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 21 and are available as pdf versions for Cochrane members. These chapters only include minor edits to improve clarity, some limited new material and updating. There are currently no substantive changes to methods in these chapters. Click here for selected new chapters from Handbook v5. Further information is also available about the Handbook including supplementary material, information about what’s new in each version, updates and corrections and more.